By Kate Harrison Do you feel defined by the books you read – or write? I don’t – but plenty of people think I should do. I’ve lost count of the times I’ve heard or read negative views about women’s fiction or, worse still, ‘chick lit’: that those who read it must be dumbed down, maybe even slightly stupid. As for the authors... at best, they’re cynical Cartland-esque … [Read more...] about The Truth About ‘Women’s Fiction’?
Reviewed by Debs Carr One morning, New York lawyer, Emily decides she can’t take another minute of her pressurised lifestyle. She loves her husband James, who she’s been with since law school, but despite their endless hours at work they only seem to make enough money to pay their high mortgage and never to have enough time for … [Read more...] about Review and Giveaway – Escape by Barbara Delinsky
By Cesca Martin Calling all commoners! Everyone has royal wedding fever this week so to get into the spirit it is time to make your selections, enthusiastically wave your British flag and elegantly point us towards your... Queens of Women’s Fiction. I struggled to reduce my list of royalty (Marian Keyes? Wendy Holden? Catherine Alliot? Sophie Kinsella?... … [Read more...] about The Queens of Women’s Fiction